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Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival 2019, 18th Annual

Location:
Main Street Station and Village at Breckenridge-both plazas-Corner of South Main Street and Park Ave. at Main Street Station
Breckenridge, Colorado (West)

Phone: 970-406-1866
Event Dates: 8/1/19 - 8/3/19
Application Deadline: 3/31/19 Midnight MST
110 day(s) and 12 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application fee): $35.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
This established show of 17 years will be limited to approximately 110 Artists and Craftsmen from around the country.  It has been very well received and ranked #23 in Sunshine Artists Magazine's top 100 best Fine Art Shows for 2017. The show is held in Main Street Station and The Village at Breckenridge, the same location as the July Show in the beautifull historic town of Breckenridge, CO.  Breckenridge is  located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, only 80 miles west of Denver in Summit County (includes Copper Mountain, Frisco, Silverthorne, and Keystone). Breckenridge is easily accessable from I-70 for Vail and Beaver creek and the entire front range (Denver, Fort Collins, Boulder, Colorado Springs).  This is a very affluent and highly educated community which has a large number of summer tourists at this time of year.  You won't want to miss this fabulous weekend of art and mountain ambience.

General Information
This is a THURSDAY-FRIDAY-SATURDAY SHOW-NO SUNDAY

     This is held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday to take advantage of the fact that the turnover on rental units for tourists is Friday.  That way we get the people that are at the end of their vacation and those that are just starting their time here.  Sunday is a travel day for all the people going back to the front range early to beat the traffic so that day is usually a very light day. 

Also note that the event is half on both plazas- about 60 booths at each. We will do our best to accomodate requests. 

August 1,2,3

Thurs. 10AM-6PM
Fri.      10AM-6PM
Sat.     10AM-6PM 

Wednesday set-up-times to be assigned 2 weeks prior to show
no gate fee



Categories

 

Ceramics

Digital Art-original image, or manipulation of other source material was executed by artist using computer-traditiona photographs taken by digital means should apply as photography

Drawing/printmaking

Fiber

Glass

Jewelry

Mixed Media

Metal

Other- if you do not fit into any other category

Photography-Traditional means of capture-film or digital

Painting

Sculpture

Wood

** Please note we do not accept any buy sell, mass produced items, lotions, soaps, or any other country craft items. 

 

 

Requirements for Application

 

Four images of current work and one booth image representative of work you plan to display at the festival. 

 

Fees

 

Non-refundable Entry Fee - $ 35

Single booth (10x10)      - $500

1 1/2 booth (10x15)        - $ 750-very limited number

Double booth(10x20)   -  $1000-  limited number- first come first served. NO CORNERS AVAILABLE

Corner (Additional fee)  -$ 100- limited number- first come first served NO CORNERS AVAILABLE FOR DOUBLE BOOTHS

 

Sales

 

Artists retain all proceeds from their sales.  Each artist is responsible for collecting and submitting sales tax to the town of Breckenridge and the State of Colorado. All tax information will be in the check in packets on the set up day. 

 

Important Dates

Application deadline
March 31, 2019

Notification to Artists ( e-mail and ZAPP)
April 15, 2019

Registration and fees due-payable by credit card or Paypal thru ZAPP 
April 30, 2019

Last day for full refund-By paying the exhibition fee you have made a commitment to show and no refunds will be made after the May 10th date for cancellation, nonappearance, or weather related.  Accepted artists unable to attend must inform the committee.
April 30, 2019

May 10, 2019 Last day for partial refund- 1/2 booth fee 

Rules/Regulations

Artists themselves must be present to exhibit only their own original work- NO EXCEPTIONS- A picture ID may be required at check-in.  

All art must be original in concept, design, and execution.  We seek quality, originality, and creatvity.

We do not accept any: manufactured items, ceramics cast from commercial molds, promotional postcards, decoupage kits, imported, resale or mass produced items, silk screened T-shirts, pre-packages foods, lotions or soaps. No buy-sell. If it is determined that you have buy/sell you will be required to leave with no refund.

Reproductions are an important part of your success as an artist but please have at least 50% of your wall space occupied by original work.

Booth must be professional in appearance and must represent the booth picture included with your application. No large banners, signs, raffles, loud music, or "gimmicks" allowed. Failure to have a professional display that was in your application may result in being asked to leave. 

Booths may not be shared and are non/transferable. 

All exhibiting artists must provide their own booths and display materials,10x10, properly weighted (minimum of 40lbs per leg, more is always better) and canopies may not extend in front of their booths further than 3 feet. See website for specific regulations. 

No generators 

Please no raffles or sale signs

Each exhibitor is responsible for collecting and remitting sales tax.  Forms will be available at check-in.



Booth Information
Spaces are 10x10 to 10x20
White Tents
Booth must be professional in appearance and representative of the picture included in your application. 

There are no inside spaces
Main Street Station area-NO Electricity-also little to no storage space
Village at Breckenridge area-Free Electricity
Limited number of corner and double spaces assigned in order received or committee discretion
Display must not extend beyond booth space and may not obstruct traffic flow 
There are a few odd shaped booths (5x20, pedestal only, etc) -let us know if you are interested

All spaces outside on pavement so must have weights that meet the local fire dept codes.  See our website for specific requirements. 

No generators.

No guarantees on booth placement requests. 

 

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